June 17th General Meeting

Getting Ready for Your VacationDevices Traveling

Getting Ready for Your Vacation

(& Apple Bombshells)

Vacation means cameras! and iPhones, iPods, iPads, MacBooks… You won’t want to miss the June meeting: we’ll cover Apple’s newest bombshells, as well as tips for your summer travel and security, photography software tools and tips for taking good photos, and even an iMovie primer. Combined with our wonderful Apps & Traps, great drawing prizes, and Q&A, this will be a meeting not to be missed!!

    Computer travel necessities: cables, adaptors, etc.
    Travel security precautions
    Saving photos from camera flashcards to hard drives
    Photoshop, etc.

Regular Features

Apps & Traps – Our essential monthly feature on interesting new products and services for iOS and OS X, brought to you by Dave Whitby.

Apple News & Updates – Wow!! iOS 7, OS X Mavericks, a new MacBook Air, an even newer Mac Pro, iTunes Radio (which we will be discussing at the July meeting); a bit overwhelming, eh?


Our rewarding Monthly Prize Drawing includes an Apple World Travel Adapter Kit and  a perfect-for-summer-vacation slew of e-books and graphic novels, a baker’s dozen, to be exact! This eclectic collection includes:

  1. Old Man’s War
         John Scalzi

  2. Pirate Cinema
         Cory Doctorow

  3. Signal to Noise
         Neil Gaiman & Dave McKean

  4. Attack of the Bacon Robots
         Jerry Holkins & Mike Krahulik

  5. Epic Legends of the Magic Sword Kings
         Jerry Holkins & Mike Krahulik

  6. Invasion: The Secret World Chronicle
         Mercedes Lackey

  7. Magic for Beginners
         Kelly Link

  8. Pump Six and Other Stories
         Paolo Bacigalupi

  9. Save Yourself, Mammal!
         Zach Weiner

  10. Stranger Things Happen
         Kelly Link

  11. The Most Dangerous Game
         Zach Weiner

  12. Zoo City
         Lauren Beukes

  13. xkcd: volume 0
         Randall Munroe

The Humble eBook Bundle

Don’t forget: members receive one free ticket for our drawing. Bring a guest and get another free ticket! Support our group and increase your chances of winning some goodies – drawing tickets are $1.00 each or six for $5.00. The odds are great that you can be a winner!

The meeting will be held at the Pasadena Public Library Main Branch Auditorium at 7:00 p.m. Following the general meeting, we have our informal Meeting after the Meeting at Coco’s Restaurant, 77 N. Lake Ave. (between Colorado Blvd. and Holly St.).

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